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Checkered white butterfly

Pontia protodice

Description:

It is a medium sized butterfly that has white,gold and black markings on the wings.This one was drinking some wildflowers.The caterpillars of this butterfly are green and eat cabbage.

Habitat:

Semi-urban habitat,Fort Worth, Texas.

Notes:

The caterpillars of this butterfly are commonly misidentified as cabbage worm or the caterpillars of the cabbage white butterfly.

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ornithoptera80
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ornithoptera80

Fort Worth, Texas, USA

Spotted on Apr 24, 2020
Submitted on Apr 24, 2020

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